Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 18 June 2021
0126 Publius ,Helvius Pertinax, Roman emperor (193 AD) on this day in history.
0527 On August - 01 justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
0527 Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.
0607 Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607) on August - 01.
0649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7] on this day in history.
0860 On this day in history peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0902 On August - 01 aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
1021 On this day in history synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier on August - 01.
1137 Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.
1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I & Pope Alexander III on August - 01.
1190 On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies
1203 On August - 01 alexius IV Angelus appointed co-regent of Byzantium
1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence) on this day in history.
1322 Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian on this day in history.
1404 Earl Engelbert I of Nassau marries Johanna of Poland on August - 01.
1457 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.
1485 Henry (VII) Tudors army sails to England on this day in history.
1492 Jews are expelled from Spain by King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella on this day in history.
1495 Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect on August - 01.
1498 On this day in history christopher Columbus reaches the mainland of North America
1498 On August - 01 christopher Columbus lands on "Isla Santa" (Venezuela)
1520 On this day in history sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)
1588 On August - 01 english admiral Howard van Effingham beats Spanish Armada
1589 Murder attempt by monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III on this day in history.
1619 First black American slaves (20 slaves) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia on this day in history.
1626 Earl Earnest Casimir conquerors Oldenzaal on August - 01.
1628 Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism on this day in history.
1628 Francesco Gonzaga, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]
1659 On August - 01 antoine Mouque, composer
1664 On August - 01 battle at St Gotthard: Earl Raimondo Montecucculi beats Ahmed Kiprulu
1667 On this day in history paul Foot, lawyer/historian, dies at 48